After years of research and billions of dollars in funding, the Human Genome Project has unlocked the complex mysteries of the human genome and unleashed a new era in personalized medicine and pharmaceutical research and development. And pharmacy retailers must get out in front of that gene-based drug revolution or risk being left behind.
The research project will provide pharmacogenomics services in community pharmacies including collection of DNA samples, interpretation of patient results, counseling and collaboration with prescribers.
The Well Beyond HIV mobile art exhibit in Chicago is traveling across the U.S. to help bring awareness of the many patients with HIV/AIDS who are living more than 20 years beyond original expectations.
America’s biopharmaceutical research companies are currently developing 420 medicines for patients suffering from neurological disorders, including epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease.
Phil Hagerman, CEO and Chairman of Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc., joined attendees as a special guest speaker for a “Specialty Lunch and Learn,” at McKesson’s ideaShare 2015. “Specialty is the new pharmacy,” Hagerman said.
New exchange plan enrollees spent less on medications in the first quarter of 2015 compared with the same time a year ago, according to the third edition of the Express Scripts Exchange Pulse report released on Wednesday.